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RE: [scrumdevelopment] Getting Tasks Before the Planning Meeting

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  • Sven Cipido
    Our sprints are 4 weeks (20 days) and we did the planning meeting in 3 hours (sometimes 4). It never had to take longer. Sven Cipido My blog :
    Message 1 of 14 , Jul 28, 2006

      Our sprints are 4 weeks (20 days) and we did the planning meeting in 3 hours (sometimes 4). It never had to take longer.

       

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      From: scrumdevelopment@yahoogroups.com [mailto: scrumdevelopment@yahoogroups.com ] On Behalf Of Nicholas Cancelliere
      Sent: dinsdag 25 juli 2006 20:59
      To: scrumdevelopment@yahoogroups.com
      Subject: Re: [scrumdevelopment] Getting Tasks Before the Planning Meeting

       

      Our sprints are 30 days. I had thought a 6 hr meeting is appropriate (average) for a sprint of that size.

       

      -Nick

       

       

       

       

      On Jul 24, 2006, at 4:07 PM, Ilja Preuss wrote:



      > Some of the business folks at my company feel the sprint planning

      > meetings are too expensive. They're wanting
      to shorten them (from
      > what generally takes 4 to 6 hrs) down to a
      smaller amount of time by


      > having discussions off-line before the
      meeting with engineering.
      >
      > Then they want to come to the planning
      meeting and let the business
      > owner present to the whole team what it is
      they want to have
      > developed, and then engineer they worked with
      present what tasks they
      > felt were necessary. Then allow the team as a
      whole to discuss if
      > there is agreement or if tasks need to be
      changed or added/deleted.
      >
      > Anyone have thoughts on this?

      I'd first try to make the meeting itself more effective.

      Why is it taking that long? (And how long are your sprints?)

      Curious, Ilja

       

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